January 31, 2013

Kearney named to Academic All-District Team

WASHINGTON – Senior Chris Kearney has been named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Team, it was announced on Thursday.  A business management major, Kearney is having a career season on the hardwood, averaging 17.3 points on 53.2 percent shooting and 7.4 rebounds.

A member of the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll, Kearney maintains over a 3.5 grade point average in the classroom.

The Virginia native has been named to the D3Hoops.com Team of the Week twice this season and has also collected a pair of Landmark Conference Player of the Week awards.

Kearney has scored in double figures 18 times in 2012-13, topping out with a career-high 32 points in a win over Scranton on January 19.  Kearney also went over the 1,000-point mark for his career this season.

The CUA center has pulled down double-digit rebounds in six games, with a high of 15 coming at Merchant Marine Academy on January 26.

Kearney currently ranks in the top-10 in the Landmark Conference in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, blocked shots and minutes.  His 196 career blocks ranks third in school history.

To view the entire Academic All-District Team, click here.

Kearney and the No. 11 Cardinals (18-2, 8-1 Landmark Conference) return to action on Saturday evening when they play host to Drew University.  Tip time is set for 6 p.m. and all of the action can be seen live on cuacardinals.com.

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